Dane County's First Case: Colored Man Draws Maximum Sentence for Marijuana Possession

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Dane County's First Case: Colored Man Draws Maximum Sentence for Marijuana Possession

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Article from the October 21, 1938, issue of the Wisconsin State Journal reporting Dane County, Wisconsin's, first marijuana possession case. Harold Thompson, an African American man, received the maximum sentence of a $200 fine or three months in jail.

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eng

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cannabis-060-wsj1937

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Wisconsin State Journal, “Dane County's First Case: Colored Man Draws Maximum Sentence for Marijuana Possession,” American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Digital Collection, accessed January 16, 2022, https://aihp.omeka.net/items/show/212.